SIZE & CONDITION INFO

All design & fashion at PHX Gallery is vintage, used, pre-owned. Please refer to the piece listing for condition and this FAQ page for definitions. Contact info@phxgallery.com with any questions. 

I. USED CONDITION CATEGORIES: 

Each piece’s condition is noted in its listing. Please refer to our condition categories below to determine a piece’s listed condition, and contact us with any additional questions if needed. 

EXCELLENT:  A vintage piece in excellent condition has virtually no signs of wear. 

GOOD: A vintage piece in good condition has small, barely perceptible signs of wear.

FAIR: A vintage piece in fair condition has one or more noticeable signs of wear.

DISTRESSED: A vintage piece in distressed condition is clearly worn, showing explicitly its patina. 

II. FIND YOUR SIZE IN US SIMPLE SIZE EQUIVALENTS: 

Our Comme des Garçons vintage fashion is sourced from Japan where the piece was released. Marked sizes correspond to Japanese standards. Each piece has listed dimensions in inches and centimeters, and we’ve translated these to approximate standard US simple sizes. To find your size, please refer to the chart below, and contact us with any additional questions if needed.  

WOMEN'S EXTRA SMALL (XS)
CHEST: 29.5in-32.5in (76cm-83cm)
WAIST: 23.5in–26in (60cm-67cm)
HIPS: 33in–35.5in (84cm-91cm)

WOMEN'S SMALL (S)
CHEST: 32.5in–35.5in (83cm-90cm)
WAIST: 26in–29in (67cm-74cm)
HIPS: 35.5in–38.5in (91cm-98cm)

WOMEN'S MEDIUM (M)
CHEST: 35.5in–38in (90cm-97cm)
WAIST: 29in–31.5in (74cm-81cm)
HIPS: 38.5in–41in (98cm-105cm)

WOMEN'S LARGE (L)
CHEST: 38in–41in (97cm-104cm)<
WAIST: 31.5in–34.5in (81cm-88cm)
HIPS: 41in–44in (105cm-112cm)

MEN'S EXTRA SMALL(XS)
CHEST: <35in (<88cm)
WAIST: <23.5
HIPS: <33

MEN'S SMALL (S)
CHEST: 35in–37.5in (88cm-96cm)
WAIST: 29in–32in (73cm-81cm)
HIPS: 35in–37.5in (88cm-96cm)

MEN'S MEDIUM (M)
CHEST: 37.5in–41in (96cm-104cm)
WAIST: 32in–35in (81cm-89cm)
HIPS: 37.5in–41in (89cm-97cm)

MEN'S LARGE (L)
CHEST: 41in–44in (104cm-112cm)
WAIST: 35in–38in (89cm-97cm)
HIPS: 41in–44in (104cm-112cm)

III. HOW TO TAKE YOUR BASIC MEASUREMENTS: 

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part of your waist. Keep tape level across all sides and comfortably loose.

CHEST: Measure around the fullest part of the chest. Keep tape level across all sides and comfortably loose.

HIPS: Measure around the fullest part of the hips. Keep tape level across all sides and comfortably loose.

IV. HOW CLOTHING IS MEASURED: 

TOPS & DRESSES:
LENGTH: Distance from the neckline to the bottom hem.

CHEST: Distance across the chest, from armpit to armpit when laid flat, multiplied by 2 for the final measurement.

NECK CIRCUMFERENCE: Distance around the inside of the neck hole with buttoned collar.

SLEEVE: Distance from the shoulder seam down the arm to the bottom of the sleeve hem.

SHOULDER: Distance from one shoulder seam across the neck to the other shoulder seam. 

BOTTOMS:
WAIST: Length of the front waist inside of the top seam when laid flat. Multiply this number by 2 for the final measurement.

LENGTH: Distance from top of waistband to the bottom of the hem. 

FRONT RISE: Distance from the top of the waistband to the crotch at the front of the pants.

INSEAM: Distance of the leg length from the center of the crotch to bottom hem of pant leg.

LEG OPENING: Diameter of the bottom leg opening measured across when laid flat. Multiply this number by 2 for the final measurement. 

BACK RISE: Distance from the top of the waistband to the crotch on the rear of the pants.

OUTSEAM: Distance of the leg length from the top of the waistband at the hip to the bottom hem of the pant leg.

V. CLOTHING GENDER: 

For us, clothing is genderless, so we transform the measurements into approximate equivalents for simple sizing in standard US Men’s sizes and standard US Women’s sizes.